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Summary

For a “special occasion”, there’s no beating this stately country house hotel – nowadays a five star, plus spa and golf course – in a lush parkland setting. “The food usually (but not always) matches the setting”, and “the wine list is comprehensive” (“though not exactly bargain basement”). Top Tip – the “classy afternoon tea, matched by the classy surroundings” is one of the most popular in the survey.

£52
Good
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A “lovely” country house hotel whose “beautiful dining room” features airy garden views, plenty of marble and “faultless” staff. Even if the menu doesn’t always hit the mark, fans say it’s “(usually) excellent”.

£51
Good
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

There’s not much doubt that sheer grandeur makes this country house hotel dining room “a stunning place to dine”, and the “very jolly” staff are impressive too; the food has traditionally been a weakness, but reports overall suggest it has “stepped up a notch” in recent times.

£48
Good
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Menu, Portions,
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10 pm, Sat 10.30 pm
The Mansion House, Luton Hoo Estate, LU1 3TQ
Opening hours

Last orders: 10 pm, Sat 10.30 pm

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